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Corporate Sustainability

At the City of Lethbridge, Corporate Sustainability is a long term approach that considers all dimensions of resiliency in the workplace including social, economic and environmental best practices. We will operate within the limits of the built and natural environment in productive harmony to support present and future generations.

We are working within the corporation to consider sustainability on a daily basis using "EMPOWER" to support the message. 

E – Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts

M – Meeting and Exceeding Environmental Regulations

P – Partnerships

O – One City

W – Walk the Talk

E – Everyday Best Practices

R – Resiliency

There are four key areas that we are working within: AIR, WASTE, WATER & LAND.

 


  Reducing Energy &
  Fuel Consumption

         

Projects that are underway include (but are not limited to):

  • Alternative Fuels Feasibility Assessment

  • Partners for Climate Protection Milestone 1 - Complete (baseline emissions);
    Milestone 2 underway (setting targets).  https://fcm.ca/en/programs/partners-climate-protection

  • Monitoring fleet fuel consumption on live dashboards

  • Efficient jobsite parts/equipment delivery service

  • Energy Audits on selected City Facilities
 
  

 

   Waste Diversion


         
Projects that are underway include (but are not limited to):

  • Corporate Mixed Recycling Program

  • Corporate Organics Pilot

  • Corporate Waste – Education, Communication and Planning

  • Corporate Waste Audit

  • Green Meetings Kit

  • Corporate Battery Recycling

 

 



 

 


  Water Conservation
  &
Protection



Projects that are underway include (but are not limited to):


 

 

   
  Impact on Land,
  Nature
& Ecosystems

         
         
Projects that are underway include (but are not limited to):